AP PGLCET is conducted by any state University on behalf of APSCHE. The entrance exam is conducted to offer admission to aspirants in LLM programmes available as full-time regular courses at Universities of Andhra Pradesh and their affiliated colleges. As per the instructions issued by the Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education, the AP Post Graduate Law Common Entrance Test and its admissions shall be made in strict compliance of the Rules and Regulations of APSCHE and other existing laws and amendments. Candidates can find other information including the eligibility criteria, exam dates, exam pattern, and preparation stuff like papers.



Candidates can check the exam dates provided in the table below:

AP PGLCET Exam Dates
AP PGLCET 2018 19 Apr 2018
AP PGLCET 2019 Apr 2019

AP PGLCET Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate should possess a LL.B./B.L. degree and must have passed the qualifying examination with atleast 50% marks in aggregate (for OC/BC) and 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST).
  • The candidates who will appear in the final examination of LL.B./B.L. degree are also eligible to appear for the entrance examination.


The candidate should be an Indian National and should satisfy Local / non-local status requirement as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions.

AP PGLCET Exam Pattern

  • The entrance exam is a 90 minutes duration test in which candidates need to complete 120 MCQ questions.
  • The Questions will be objective type including multiple choices questions,
Section Subject No. of Questions
Part-A Jurisprudence 20
Constitutional Law 20
Part -B Public International Law 16
Mercantile Law 16
Labour Law 16
Crimes and Torts 16
IPR & Other Laws 16
Total No. of Questions 120

AP PGLCET Syllabus

Part A

  • Jurisprudence: Schools of Jurisprudence – Sources of Law, Custom Precedent and Legislation, Rights and duties – Ownership and Possession, Persons, Obligation, Property, Liability, Legal Sanctions.
  • Constitutional Law: Nature of the constitution: Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Executive Judiciary and Legislature, Center-State Relations, Emergency provisions, Amendments to the constitution.

Part B

The topics aspirants need to prepare in order to score well in this section of the exam are as follows:

  • Public International Law: International Law and Municipal Law, Subjects, State Territory, Air, Sea and outer space, Nationality and Statelessness, Extradition, Asylum, State Jurisdiction, United Nations.
  • Mercantile Law: General Principles of Contract (Sections. 1-75, Indian Contract Act-1872).
  • Labour Law: Trade Union Act 1926. Industrial Disputes Act 1947.
  • Crimes and Torts: Indian Penal Code -General Principles & General Exceptions.
  • TORTS: General principles of Tort, Defences, Joint liability, State liability for torts; Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
  • IPR & Other Laws: Copyright Act, 1957; Patents Act, 1970; Environmental Protection Act, 1986; Human Rights, The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, Salient features of Information Technology Act, 2000 and Right to Information Act 2005.

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